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Definition


mLearning is "an activity that allows individuals to be more productive when consuming, interacting with, or creating informations, mediated through a compact digital portable device that the individual carries on a regular basis, has reliable connectivity, and fits in a pocket of purse" (eLearning Guild 360 Mobile Learning Research Report 2007)

Stakeholders

BO: Kevin O'Brien
PO: Christian de Torres & Apostolos Koutropoulos ("A.K.")
TO: Tim Lambert
SM: Stefanie Henderson
Others:

Background

Additional information

Resources

Current Books on mLearning

Support

There is no current support model for mobile learning at UMassOnline.

Use Cases

Please add your use case for Mobile Learning on your campus on the Mobile Learning Use Cases page.

Systems

The following systems are being reviewed by users interested in mobile learning:

Training

Training will be rolled into campus based training programs. We currently have (at the Boston campus) a rotation of workshops on educational tools that faculty have at their disposal, including Wikis, Blogs, Blackboard, Google Docs and PRS. Mobile Learning offerings and ways to incorporate them into faculty pedagogy will be offered through our existing set of workshops.

Current Status